Now that we’ve taken a closer look at each division and have given each team a projected record, it’s time to predict what will unfold in the postseason. AL: #1 Seed- New York Yankees (99-63) #2 Seed- Houston Astros (96-66) #3 Seed- Cleveland Indians (86-76) #4 Seed- Boston Red Sox (89-73) #5 Seed- Tampa Bay Rays (86-76) NL: #1 Seed- Los Angeles Dodgers (98-64) #2 … Continue reading MLB Playoff Predictions
After taking a look at the strongest division, it’s time to preview the weakest division in the MLB: the AL Central. None of these five teams are true World Series contenders, but the top two are serious playoff contenders thanks to the rest of the division being filled by three rebuilding clubs with little MLB talent. Indians or Twins? Who comes in first? Who finishes … Continue reading MLB Division Previews and Predictions: AL Central
The Indians may be as close as a lock as there is to win the AL Central next season. Still, there are hoping to shed payroll and are shopping both Corey Kluber and Trevor Bauer. It’ll be interesting to see how Cleveland sheds payroll while still remaining a World Series contender. Current State: World Series Contender Indians Acquire OF Daniel Johnson and RHP Jefry Rodriguez … Continue reading Cleveland Indians Offseason Tracker and Analysis
Now that the regular season is over, let’s take a look at the race for each MLB regular season award by projecting the three candidates and picking a winner. *This is based on who I think should win the awards rather than what will most likely happen AL Manager of the Year Third: Alex Cora, Boston Red Sox (108-54) Second: Bob Melvin, Oakland Athletics (97-65) … Continue reading Who Should Win Each MLB Award?
Even though the Trade Deadline is over, teams can still trade with one another. That’s because there is a second traded deadline that happens on August 31st, known as the Waiver Trade Deadline. They need to either pass trade waivers while the team works on trading them to any team, or they can be claimed on trade waivers and then have to be traded to … Continue reading MLB August Trades That Should Happen
The great thing about baseball is that unlike basketball, the best players aren’t always the ones that have the biggest moments in the postseason. Whereas LeBron James always will take the last shot, Mike Trout and Mookie Betts may not have the opportunity to get the clutch hit to win it. Let’s take a look at one overlooked player on each contender (5 games back … Continue reading Each MLB Contender’s Biggest X Factor
It’s July 31st, which mean it’s Trade Deadline day! Let’s take a closer look at every trade that happened on this trade frenzy day. Red Sox acquire 2B Ian Kinsler The Red Sox have acquired 2B Ian Kinsler from the Angels in exchange for pitching prospect Ty Buttrey and Williams Jerez. Kinsler, 36, is only hitting .239/.304/.406 with 13 home runs this season. However, he’s … Continue reading Recapping Every MLB Trade Made On Trade Deadline Day